If people should ever start to do only what is necessary millions would die of hunger.
The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.
With prophecies the commentator is often a more important man than the prophet.
The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.
A schoolteacher or professor cannot educate individuals, he educates only species.
The most successful tempters and thus the most dangerous are the deluded deluders.
He swallowed a lot of wisdom, but all of it seems to have gone down the wrong way.
Theologians always try to turn the Bible into a book without common sense.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Man loves company, even if it is only that of a smoldering candle.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Some theories are good for nothing except to be argued about.
With most people disbelief in a thing is founded on a blind belief in some other thing.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.